Crock Pot Minestrone

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 h 8
Crock Pot Minestrone
Health Rating

Ingredients


12 medium spear(s) Asparagus (stems removed, cut into thirds)
1 bag(s) Baby spinach
2 can (15oz) Cannellini beans, canned (drained, rinsed)
3 medium Carrots (peeled, sliced)
1 3/4 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 cup Frozen green peas
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
227 gm Pasta, whole wheat, dry
1/3 cup Romano cheese (grated, plus extra for topping)
1/2 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (diced)
3 cup Vegetable stock/broth, low sodium
3 cup Water

Instructions


1. Add diced onions, garlic, carrots, the whole can of diced tomatoes, cannellini beans, stock and water to your crockpot.

2. Cook on low for 4-6 hours, stirring once or twice if you can.

3. About 10-15 minutes before serving, add in asparagus. spinach, peas and pasta. Cook on low for another 10-15 minutes then stir in grated cheese.

4. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired- about a 1/2 teaspoon of each, but it will depend on the sodium levels in your stock, tomatoes, etc.

5. Serve immediately with additional cheese on top!

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 348
Calories from fat 22.1
Calories from saturated fat 16.6
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 4.3 mg
Sodium 394 mg
Potassium 1255 mg
Total Carbohydrate 64 g
Dietary Fiber 12.8 g
Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 18.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.1
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 4.0

Energy sources


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Notes:

Mixed Vegetables

provide key vitamins and minerals important for the health and maintenance of the body!

For more healthy fats - top with fresh avocado slices!

Recipe from:
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Main
Soup